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ERIC Number: EJ860810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
The Return of Historical Fiction
Rycik, Mary Taylor; Rosler, Brenda
Reading Teacher, v63 n2 p163-166 Oct 2009
Recently, historical fiction has begun to dominate major children's book awards. This article describes the values of using high-quality historical fiction in the classroom and presents different ways to respond to this genre including using modern technology. Two tables, one of picture books and one of novels, with paired nonfiction texts, are provided as a teacher resource. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A